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Elfie

What does Elfie mean?

Elfie Pronunciation of Elfie [elfie] as a girls' name. Elfie means "elf or magical counsel; elf, magical being strength; white". Elfie is an alternate spelling of Alfreda (Old German, Old English): feminine of Alfred. Elfie is also a variation of Elfrida (Latin, Old English). Elfie is also used as a variation of Elva (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: elf, magical, strength, white.

Variations

Elfie has 5 variants: Alfi, Alfie, Alfy, Allfie and Allfy.

Elfie has 14 more related forms via Alfreda, Elfrida, Elva: Alfre, Alfri, Alfried, Allfrie, Allie, Elfre, Elfrea, Elfreda, Elfrieda, Elfriede, Elvah, Elvia, Elvie and Elvy.

Creative forms:
(female) Ealfie, Elifie, ..

(male) Eleil, Elfiet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elfie Liv (E.L.), ..

How popular is Elfie?

Elfie is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elfie is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Elfie for girls. Elfie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1120 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elfie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elfie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the ranking of Elfie and associated names. Alfreda, Allie (#255 a year ago), Elfreda, Elfrieda, Elva, Elvia and Elvie are the prominent alternative forms of Elfie ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Elfie was well-received a century ago (adoption of 0.2%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.1%, down 57.8%), with versions like Alfreda becoming less stylish. Allie is the most fashionable girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elfie, Alfreda, Allie, Elfreda, Elfrieda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elva, Elvia, Elvie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elfie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elfie is alike in pronunciation to Alfa. Other suggested similar names are Alie, Alvie, Eadie, Eddie, Edie, Effi, Effie, Elain, Elaine, Elane, Elanie, Elbe, Elene, Eli, Elia, Elice, Elin, Eline, Elis, Elise, Eliz, Elize, Elke, Elkie, Elle, Ellee, Elli, Ellia, Ellice, Ellie, Ellin, Ellis, Ellke, Ellse, Elodie, Elois, Eloise, Else, Elsee, Elshe, Elsie, Elspie, Elvi, Elvine, Elvire, Elvis, Elyce, Elyse, Emmie, Engie, Ephie, Eppie, Esmie, Essie, Ettie, Evie, Evvie, Eydie, Ezzie, Malfie, Ollie and Sofie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elfie.

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